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There are 12 ways to get from New York to Richmond by train, night bus, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the night bus from Washington to Richmond

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Richmond, VA

Bus via Richmond - Brook + Walmart Nhood Mkt

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Richmond - Brook + Walmart Nhood Mkt

Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from New York to Richmond

Train to Newark, fly to Richmond

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Richmond (RIC)

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Richmond

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Richmond (RIC)

Train to New York JFK, fly to Richmond

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Richmond (RIC)

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Richmond

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Richmond (RIC)

Fly New York La Guardia to Charlottesville, bus

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charlottesville (CHO)
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville to Richmond

Fly Newark to Norfolk, bus

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Norfolk (ORF)
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, VA to Richmond, VA

Fly New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington, bus

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA)
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, VA to Richmond, VA

New York to Richmond by train and night bus

The journey time between New York and Richmond is around 6h 5m and covers a distance of around 332 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Amtrak Acela, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and others, the New York to Richmond service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in Richmond. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
6h 5m Average Duration
$37 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Richmond is to bus which costs $24 - $60 and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Richmond is to train and fly which costs $120 - $360 and takes 3h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York City and arriving at Richmond, VA. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Richmond station. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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The distance between New York and Richmond is 289 miles. The road distance is 334.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Richmond without a car is to train and night bus which takes 6h 5m and costs $35 - $280.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from New York to Richmond, including transfers.

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New York to Richmond bus services, operated by Eagle Bus, depart from New York City station.

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New York to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Richmond is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs $24 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $350 and takes 6h 40m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 289.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Richmond, VA, USA?

Eagle Bus operates a bus from New York City to Richmond, VA every 4 hours, and the journey takes 6h 20m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Richmond via Washington Union Station in around 6h 40m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Newark to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $380
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $140
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$22 - $70
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $120
Business Seat - Adult
$40 - $140
First Class - Child 2-12
$65 - $120
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $210
First Class - Adult
$140 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Washington Union Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
new.mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Washington to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from New York to Richmond
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Bus from Charlottesville to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Eagle Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York City to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Book at
gotobus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York Midtown to Richmond
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$29 - $60
Adult Advance Purchase
$24 - $35
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Richmond - Brook + Walmart Nhood Mkt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
GoTo Bus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Norfolk, VA to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Springfield, VA to Richmond, VA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Richmond Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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New York to Richmond bus services, operated by Eagle Bus, arrive at Richmond, VA station.

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New York to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Richmond is 334 miles. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from New York to Richmond.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Richmond Airport.

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Book your New York to Richmond bus tickets online with FlixBus, Omio and Busbud.

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